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'Waste' in the Bible

But Onan knew that the offspring would not be for him, so whenever he went in to the wife of his brother he would waste [it] on the ground so as not to give offspring to his brother.

And I will lay your cities [in] ruins, and I will lay waste your sanctuaries; and I shall not smell your [sacrifices'] appeasing fragrance.

And I myself will lay waste the land, and your enemies who are living in it shall be appalled over it.

We destroyed them; Heshbon has perished up to Dibon; we laid waste up to Nophah, which {reaches} Medeba."

Through want and through barren hunger they are gnawing [in the] dry region [in the] darkness of desolation and waste.

For my life is at an end with sorrow, and my years with sighing. My strength stumbles because of my iniquity, and my bones waste away.

because they have devoured Jacob and have laid waste his habitation.

[he] pours contempt on princes and causes them to wander in a trackless waste.

Your morsel you have eaten, you will vomit it up, and you will waste your pleasant words.

Then I said, "Until when, Lord?" And he said, "Until [the] cities lie wasted without inhabitant, and houses without people, and the land is ruined [and] a waste,

Look! Yahweh [is] about to lay the earth waste and [is] about to devastate it, and he will twist her surface, and he will scatter her inhabitants.

The earth shall be utterly laid waste, and it shall be utterly plundered, for Yahweh has spoken this word.

Truly, Yahweh, the kings of Assyria have laid waste all the lands and their land,

Your children hasten; your destroyers and those who laid you waste depart from you.

For the mountains I lift up weeping and wailing, and for [the] pastures of [the] desert a lament, because they are laid waste so that no man passes through. And [the] sounds of cattle are not heard, from [the] birds of heaven to [the] animals they have fled, they are gone.

Who [is] the wise man that can understand this? And to whom has the mouth of Yahweh spoken, so that he may declare it? Why is the land destroyed? It is laid waste like the desert so that no one passes through."

And I will lay waste the plans of Judah and Jerusalem in this place, and I will bring them to ruin by the sword {before} their enemies, and by the hand of those who seek their life, and I will give their dead bodies as food to the birds of heaven and to the animals of the earth.

{And then} when [the] seventy years [are] fulfilled, I will punish the king of Babylon and that nation,' {declares} Yahweh, 'for their iniquity, and [the] land of [the] Chaldeans, and I will make it {an everlasting waste}.

"Thus says Yahweh: 'Again will be heard in this place, [of] which you [are] saying, "It [is] a waste, {without} people and {without} animals," in the towns of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem that are desolate, {without} people and {without} inhabitants and {without} animals,

Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'Again there will be in this waste place, {without} people and animals, and in all its towns, pasture for shepherds allowing [their] flock to lie down.

For I have sworn by myself," {declares} Yahweh, "that Bozrah will become as a horror, as a disgrace, as a waste, and as a curse. And all her towns will be {everlasting sites of ruins}."

"And Hazor will become as a lair of jackals, a waste forever; no one will live there, and no son of humankind will dwell as an alien in it."

And I will send winnowers to Babylon, and they will winnow her, and they will lay waste her land, for they will be against her from all sides on [the] day of disaster.

so that they will lack food and water, and they will be appalled {with one another}, and they will waste away because of their guilt.

And your turban [must be] on your heads, and your sandals [must be] on your feet. You shall not mourn, and you shall not weep, but you shall waste away because of your iniquities, and you shall groan {to one another}.

and I will make the Nile streams dry land, and I will sell the land into [the] hand of bad [people], and I will lay waste [the] land and its fullness by [the] hand of strangers. I, Yahweh, I have spoken."

And I will lay waste Pathros, and I will set fire in Zoan, and I will execute judgments in No.

and I will lay waste to her vines and her fig trees, of which she said, "They [are] my payment for prostitution, which my lovers gave to me." I will make them a forest, and the wild animals of the field will devour them.

The high places of Isaac shall become desolate and the sanctuaries of Israel shall be laid waste. And I will rise against the house of Jeroboam with the sword."

{That we can} buy [the] powerless with silver and [the] poor for the sake of a pair of sandals, and we can sell the waste of the grain?"

"I have cut off nations; their strongholds are deserted. I have laid waste their streets, so that none pass through. Their cities have been destroyed [and are] without a man, without an inhabitant.

But knowing their thoughts, he said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand.

And [when] the disciples saw [it] they were indignant, saying, "{Why} this waste?

But some were expressing indignation to one another: "Why has there been this waste of perfumed oil?

But he, knowing their thoughts, said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and {a divided household} falls.

because in one hour such great wealth has been laid waste!" And every shipmaster and {every seafarer} and sailors and all those who labor on the sea stood {far off}

And they threw dust on their heads and were crying out, weeping and mourning, saying, "Woe, woe, the great city, in which all those who had ships on the sea became rich from her prosperity, because in one hour she has been laid waste!"

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Root Form
Definition
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בּלה 
Balah 
Usage: 15

בּלק 
Balaq 
Usage: 2

בּער 
Ba`ar 
burn , ... away , kindle , brutish , eaten , set , burn up , eat up , feed , heated , took , wasted
Usage: 94

בּתה 
Bathah 
Usage: 1

חלשׁ 
Chalash 
Usage: 4

חרב חרב 
Charab 
Usage: 40

חרב 
Chareb 
Usage: 10

חרב 
Choreb 
Usage: 16

חרבּה 
Chorbah 
Usage: 42

כּלה 
Kalah 
Usage: 207

משׁאה משׁואה 
M@show'ah 
Usage: 3

נצה 
Natsah 
Usage: 11

שׁאה 
Sha'ah 
Usage: 6

שׁוד שׁד 
Shod 
Usage: 25

שׁדד 
Shadad 
Usage: 57

שׁאה שׁואה שׁוא 
Show' 
Usage: 13

שׁוּד 
Shuwd 
Usage: 1

שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 146

שׁמּה 
Shammah 
Usage: 39

שׁמם 
Shamem 
Usage: 89

שׁממה שׁממה 
Sh@mamah 
Usage: 57

תּהוּ 
Tohuw 
Usage: 20

תּולל 
Towlal 
Usage: 1

ἀπώλεια 
Apoleia 
Usage: 18

διασκορπίζω 
Diaskorpizo 
Usage: 3

πορθέω 
Portheo 
Usage: 3